Financial Markets Closing

Posted on August 27, 2012, 6:40 pm
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M&T Bank Corp agrees to buy Hudson City Bancorp for $3.7 billion in biggest takeover this year in the banking industry.

Equities:
DJIA: 13,125 (-0.25%)
S&P500: 1,410 (-0.07%)
Nasdaq: 3,073 (+0.11%)
EuroStoxx: +1.15%
Nikkei: +0.16%
Hang Seng: -0.15%

Best Buy reached agreement allowing founder Richard Schulze to conduct due diligence in his effort to acquire the company.

Apple seeks ban on 8 Samsung phones after court decision finds 6 of 7 Apple patents infringed upon.

Commodities:
WTI Crude: 95.47 (-0.71%)
Nat Gas: -1.81%
Copper: -0.20%
Corn: -0.96%

FX:
EURUSD: 1.2499 (-0.13%)
DXY Dollar Index: 81.683 (+0.11%)

Rates:
U.S. 10y: 1.6506% (-3.6bp)
German 10y: 1.352% (-0.3bp)
Spanish 10y: 6.384% (-3.5bp)
Italian 10y: 5.708% (-0.6bp)

 

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